Wireless Technologies

Qualcomm inventions have continuously been at the forefront of wireless evolution, pushing wireless boundaries so you and your world stay connected.

Leading the World to 5G.

5G will not just be a new generation, but a new kind of network that will connect new industries, enable new services, and empower new user experiences, while also bringing new levels of cost and energy efficiency. As we did in 3G and 4G, Qualcomm is leading the world to 5G. Join us!

Paving the path to 5G today with LTE.

We are progressing LTE capabilities towards our vision for 5G. Explore the new LTE technologies that are bringing the future forward faster.

Gigabit Class LTE

New LTE Advanced techniques that deliver unprecedented data rates and new levels of user experience.

LTE Unlicensed

Extending the benefits of LTE to unlicensed spectrum for new small cell deployments.

LTE Advanced Pro

Rich roadmap of technologies that expand the benefits of LTE to new use cases and new services.

Engineering the mobile revolution.

In today’s wireless world, we take for granted our ability to connect in seconds from virtually anywhere. But that constant connectivity wouldn’t be possible without the groundbreaking technologies, like CDMA/EV-DO, HSPA/HSPA+, and LTE, which Qualcomm has pioneered for over 30 years.


New to mobile? Learn from the experts.

Understand the basics of mobile and wireless technologies as we simplify the amazing achievements that power mobile connectivity.

Bringing the mobile revolution closer to you with small cells.

Small cells are helping network operators meet skyrocketing data demands by bringing the network closer to you to efficiently grow capacity. The network of the future is hyper-dense, with help from small cell networks with self-organizing abilities—where and when you need them.

Ushering in the next era of mobile experiences with cognitive technologies.

Realizing our vision for a hyper-connected world also requires new levels of intelligence and integration on-devices, access nodes, machines, and things. Qualcomm is inventing cognitive technologies to create a world where devices and things can see, hear, perceive, and anticipate our needs and act intuitively.

A broad portfolio of connectivity solutions.

Creating a connectivity fabric for everything requires different types of wireless solutions for the wide range of use cases. Our broad portfolio of connectivity-based products is enabling connections and interactions that make this connected world a reality.

Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ LTE modems

Found in billions of smart devices worldwide, Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processors and LTE modems support cutting-edge performance, maximized battery life, and virtually always-on connectivity.

Qualcomm® VIVE™ 802.11ac/ad technology

Qualcomm® VIVE™ 802.11ac technology with MU-MIMO and Qualcomm® StreamBoost™ technology delivers more powerful Wi-Fi to connect your home to faster HD video streaming, music downloads, and online gaming.

Qualcomm® Wi-Fi platforms for IoT

Wi-Fi is rapidly becoming ubiquitous. It is part of the solutions to the 1000x challenge, and a universal technology for “connected homes.” Wi-Fi is also exploring new opportunities such as wireless display, indoor positioning and others.

Qualcomm® Small Cell solutions

The size of a wireless access point, Qualcomm small cells work just like a Wi-Fi hotspot using a high-speed Internet connection to broadcast a 3G, LTE and Wi-Fi signal to keep up with today’s skyrocketing data demands.

The future starts here – Qualcomm Research.

The future starts here. By developing and defining new technologies, Qualcomm Research is transforming the way we live tomorrow.

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